US Press: pick of the papers
The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.
1. The Next Immigration Challenge (New York Times)
We must shift from an immigration policy of keeping newcomers out to an immigrant policy of encouraging migrants and their children to integrate into our social fabric, write Dowell Myers.
2. Mitt Romney and our overdue debate about capitalism (Washington Post)
Romney's biography starts an overdue debate, according to E. J. Dionne.
3. On Iran, how far is too far? (Los Angeles Times)
This editorial discusses how the car-bomb death of a nuclear scientist raises important questions about targeted assassinations.
4. Romney Makes History (Wall Street Journal) ($)
South Carolina is the last chance for most of his rivals, but the front-runner needs to better answer the Bain attacks, Karl Rove writes.
5. Help for military spouses (Politico)
It is time to address underemployment among those married to service members, says Laura Dempsey.
6. I'm Not Here To Make Friends (Slate)
Farhad Manjoo writes about Google's disastrous decision to muck up its search results with stuff from your social network.
7. Should science be censored? (Oregonian)
Decision-making of this sort requires more than the provenance of experts in virology and diplomacy: This is a question of ethics, Cynthia-Lou Coleman argues.
8. Quota system breaks down (Boston Globe) ($)
A nationwide shortage of the medicines used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is causing those diagnosed with the ailment undue stress, writes this editorial.
9. From public duty to family duty? (Oregonian)
People who really do put family first are undermined by all the fibbers. Melinda Henneberger investigates.
10. How the next 10 years of Guantanamo should look (Washington Post)
Three principles for a new detainee policy, written by Benjamin Wittes.